Editorial from Shooting Sports 08/15

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VEPR-12 semi-automatic shotgun

VEPR-12 shotguns are manufactured by MOLOT factory (better known for making RPK machine guns) specially for the UK market. In order to meet the local law requirements, Vepr-12 has a fixed buttstock, automatic last round bolt holder and barrel length of 26.5" (67cm). It also features an RPK super-strong machinegun receiver & rear iron sight and picatinny rail mounted on top of the dust cover. The original factory package includes: 1 (one) 8-round magazine (magwell), full & half chokes; AK-type canvas sling, cleaning accessories kit and manuals in English. Optional accessories include 20-round drum magazines. These shotguns are simply ideal for pest control and Practical Shooting competition. CLICK to view the best cartridge type for semi-auto action (with 28, 30 or 32 grams load) and the recently discovered "ideal" load / shot combination from HULL. Best ammo for drum magazine has to be 70mm long. Recommended red dot sight: KOBRA and PILAD . Contact Phoenix PSG club near Horsham if you want to try Vepr-12

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Cartridge type, mm/inch
Barrel length , cm/inch
Overall length, cm/inch
Weight, kg
Magazine capacity, rds
PRICE (standard factory package inc one 8-r magazine)
PRICE (factory package + detachable GK-01 muzzle brake / overall length - 124cm /49")
PRICE (COMPETITION READY inc factory package + detachable GK-01 muzzle brake + extra thick recoil pad + steel magwell + folding Picatinny grip / overall length - 124cm /49")
CLICK to compare the barrel length of Saiga-12 and Vepr-12 with installed GK-01
VEPR-12 bolt head

Complete assembly bolt head (NEW gereration) including factory-installed firing pin and extractor (UK Vepr-12 owners must provide FAC prior to purchasing / USA buyers - ATF 5330-3A)

Price: £230-00 $300
GK-01 MOLOT muzzle brake

Molot-made GK-01 muzzle brake for Vepr-12 shotguns is available as a factory-threaded version (also compatibe with Saiga-12 external thread) or converted clamp-on type for our recently imported 26.5" barrel Vepr-12 shotguns to allow to "hide" those 2.5 extra inches inside the brake. CLICK to compare the barrel length of Saiga / Vepr with installed GK-01

Price: £99-00 external thread M22x0,75-6g
Price: £155-00 clamp-on version
VEPR-12 steel magwell

Made in Russia by Molot, this competition magwell is ideal for PSG to replace a polymer magwell of Vepr-12 and Saiga-12 / Version 030

Price: £66-00  Appx $84
Price: £69-00 Appx $88 / for quick mag release
MOLOT picatinny vertical grip

The original MOLOT vertical polymer grip with Picatinny clamps at the top fitted with 2 bolts

Price: £34-00 Appx $48
VEPR-12 DRUM magazine

Perfectly tuned 20-round drum magazine (3" / weight 0.65kg) made (CNCed) from alloy & stainless steel. Life-time warranty

Price: £549-00 Magwell
< Click to view 20-r DRUM mag in action !
VEPR-12 factory magazines

Manufactured by Molot polymer 5-r, 8-r & 10-r magwell magazines for Vepr-12 shotgun (10-r mag is the latest one-piece structure)

Price: £62-00 2-round in 5-round body (reversable)
Price: £59-00 5-round / $79
Price: £00-00 8-round <SOLD OUT>
Price: £94-00 10-round (2 mags +) / $108
Price: £99-00 10-round (1 mag) / $115
VEPR-12 / Saiga-12 three-mag pouch

Made in Russia three-mag padded pouch is ideal for IPSC. Best fit for 8-r, 10-r and 12-r magazines

Price: £49-00 Appx $62
VEPR-12 recoil pad

Autnentic Russian pads originally designed to fit SVD wooden buttstock would also fit Vepr-12

Price: £29-00  
Price: £34-00 1" recoil pad
Price: £29-00 AVG grip


I won a silver that day. Would have been 2 but i put 5 rounds instead of 6 in one mag / E-mail from Bisley Shooting Ranges

12 rounds and 2 double taps in other one from 25 yards / E-mail from The Shootist
Conditions of purchase in the UK (MAIL ORDER): Section 1 FAC. Please post photocopies of front page & Variations page (with 12 bore semi-auto shotgun on it), plus contact details of your nearest RFD. Purchase in person & viewings are strictly by appointment. Conditions of purchase in Europe: please send by post photocopies of your Dealers Firearms License, End User Certificate & EC3 in PDF (EC3 in Word) Form (we CAN NOT deliver guns to private individuals). Cutomers from USA must supply an approved copy of ATF Form 6 and contact a registered US Importer (we CAN NOT deliver guns to private individuals). Please note all our rifles are SINGLE-SHOT / NOT semi-automatic and all the shotguns ARE semi-automatic with fixed buttstock & minimum barrel length of 24" (61cm)

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